Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday #84


 
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spines. This is a cool way to spotlight a upcoming release that you're anxious about, as well as checking out what other book lovers are anticipating as well. So, check out my WoW for this week:

10726280Winter Falls (Twin Willows #1)
by Nicole Maggi
Release date: December 2014
Publisher: Medallion Press

Synopsis via Goodreads:

Alessia Jacobs is a typical sixteen-year-old, dying to get out of her small town of Twin Willows, Maine. Things look up when a new family comes to town, but when she falls for the hot, mysterious son, Jonah, her life turns upside down. 

Weird visions of transforming into an otherworldly falcon are just the beginning. Soon she learns she’s part of the Benandanti, an ancient cult of warriors with the unique power to separate their souls from their bodies and take on the forms of magnificent animals. 

Alessia never would’ve suspected it, but her boring town is the site of an epic struggle between the Benandanti and the Malandanti to control powerful magic in the surrounding forest. 

As Alessia is drawn into the Benandanti’s mission, her relationship with Jonah intensifies. When her two worlds collide, Alessia’s forced to weigh choices a sixteen-year-old should never have to make.





20759749Ashes to Ashes (Burn for Burn #3)
by Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian
Release date: September 16th 2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers


No blurb as yet.


















Why I'm Waiting


I've been waiting for what seems like forever to get Ashes to Ashes in my hands. I'm really curious how this story is going to end, now that certain people have figured out the truth about their existence or lack thereof. I truly hope I won't be disappointed by the conclusion because the second book kind of fell flat for me.
As for Winter Falls, I haven't read young adult fantasy in a while so I'm really interested in picking this one up when it comes out because I like the idea of shapeshifters. And I'm intrigued by the premise; the idea of being part of an ancient line of warriors has me sold. Hopefully the story is good.

What are you waiting for?

30 comments:

  1. Great picks. I hadn't heard of either.
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  2. Ooh nice! These are totally new to me! Hope you enjoy them both!

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    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. Winter Falls has a gorgeous cover and an intriguing blurb!
    Great picks, Aman!

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  4. Winter Falls has a beautiful cover. I haven't heard of these two books before .Thanks for bringing them to my attention.

    Grace

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  5. Oh, Winter Falls sounds interesting!

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    1. It does indeed. Thanks for visiting my blog, Tonya :)

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  6. The Burn Burn series is on my TBR list! Winter Falls sounds interesting and I love the cover! Thanks for sharing :)

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  7. WINTER FALLS looks really good, I am going to add it to my list for sure. Thanks for the suggestion!

    Here's my WOW.

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  8. Ashes to Ashes has a cover!!! SO EXCITED :)

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    1. Yeah me too. I felt a rush when I visited its goodreads page and saw the cover. Not like the others but its something.

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  9. Awesome picks! I have heard great things about the Burn for Burn Series.

    Thanks for sharing!

    Mikki @A Bookish Escape

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  10. Winter Falls sounds really good and I have seen some great things about the Burn for Burn series. Nice choices.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's WoW

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  11. Both sound really interesting, I think I´m going to add them to my TBR pile!
    Great pick!

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  12. Oh Wow, I didn't know they revealed the cover to Ashes to Ashes. It's different than the other two but it's kind of the same. I can't wait to read it.

    Aly @ My Heart Hearts Books
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  13. Nice picks, both books sound great! Winter falls is new to me, that cover is just so beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  14. Ooh, I really like the sound of the first book and the cover for the second is intriguing :) Thanks for sharing!

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    Zareena @ Books and Books

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  15. Nice picks! I like the hidden owl in the first one, and have heard good things about the Burn for Burn series.

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  16. I read Burn for Burn and enjoyed it. I should really continue on with the series. Great picks, Shane! :)

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  17. Great picks. i need to catch up on the Burn for Burns series.

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  18. Winter Falls sounds really weird! I haven't started reading the Burn For Burn series. I hope you enjoy reading both of these!
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  19. hot mysterious son--- yep sounds like something I need to read... great picks!

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

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  20. I've never heard of any of these titles which is one of the reasons why I love checking out WOW posts. It's a great way to discover new authors. Thanks for adding two more to my pile!

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